newbie problem with hard disk space...
spyro at f2s.com
Tue Jan 28 17:06:47 PST 2003
On Wed, 29 Jan 2003 00:17:49 +0000 (UTC)
marc at brekoo.no-ip.com (Marc Brekoo) wrote:
> Please note that he has still >160megs of memory free...
Doh. for some reason I thought he had 160*K* free. drat.
> why would a
> box with that kind of free mem go to swap? I guess the box hasn't been
> up long when this command was executed.
Thats what I would assume.
> Mine says:
> total used free shared buffers
> Mem: 516212 510468 5744 0 2004
> 437684-/+ buffers/cache: 70780 445432
> Swap: 690752 4724 686028
> ATM I'm running transcode on a DVD, have X running along with some
> mozilla-screens. Suprises even me it only swaps out about 4 megs :/
Yes, quite curious. I guess your kernel is obviously not keeping pages
read from the DVD... (either that or you're only a few hundred meg
through the transcoding.)
Try loading Quake3. that usually pushes a fair slice of stuff into
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